Search Results: "Seth Mnookin"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"A solid work of popular science, and sure to court controversy."
Does vaccinating a child cause autism? In the face of a considerable lobby arguing in the affirmative, Vanity Fair contributor Mnookin (Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top, 2006, etc.) replies with a resounding no. Read full book review >

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WIMBLEDON GREEN by Seth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"A humble hobby is pursued with Indiana Jones-style vigor."
How did the world's greatest comic collector get to be so great? And what's with the hats? Read full book review >

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PUPPY POOL PARTY! by Seth Casteel
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"These precocious pups will appeal to a wide audience of dog lovers, including beginning readers and older readers. (Picture book. 3-10)"
A passel of pups play underwater at their own pool party in this simple story illustrated with high-quality photographs. Read full book review >

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UNLEASHING THE SUPER IDEAVIRUS by Seth Godin
Released: June 25, 2010

"Maybe not for everyone, but Godin fans and hipster marketers will want to buy it just to see the guru of smooth in action."
An update of a wildly popular e-book from a media and marketing guru. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 6, 2010

"A limitless world squeezed through a limited scope. Disappointing."
An anemic travelogue from a Slate contributor. Read full book review >

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SHOPPING FOR PORCUPINE by Seth Kantner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2008

"A majestic, frozen backdrop beautifully thawed by human life."
Inspiring stories of an upbringing in the frosty wilderness. Read full book review >

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THE MATCH GIRL AND THE HEIRESS by Seth Koven
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2015

"The real story here is the idealistic work of Muriel, Doris and Nellie as they fought for universal justice and economic equality. Koven demonstrates how these women changed the world's attitude toward the poor."
Muriel Lester (1885-1968) was one of the best-known faces of the 20th century's global peace movement. Koven (History/Rutgers Univ.; Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London, 2004) explains her strong connection to London's East End through her friend, orphan Nellie Dowell.Read full book review >

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PEPPINO by Seth Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"A fast-moving historical tale of religious and class conflicts, told with a personal touch."
Loosely based on true events from the author's ancestry, this historical novel tells the tale of Peppino, an upper-class troublemaker in a small Italian village who resents the restrictions of his highborn status and longs to fight for the common people. Read full book review >

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THE BONES by Seth Greenland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2005

"An often hilarious kitchen sink of a debut, one more example of a satire providing new examples left and right of the excesses it thinks it's condemning."
Comedy is not pretty for either writers or performers in playwright/television writer Greeland's exuberant, massively untidy first novel. Read full book review >

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WOODEN by Seth Davis
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"Wooden has long stood as a giant in the world of college sports. In revealing the real man behind the legend, Davis has done honor to the legacy of a true gentleman."
A comprehensive and crisply written biography of a legendary coach. Read full book review >

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THE DARK WATER by Seth Fishman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who started with the first should be satisfied with this conclusion. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
The sequel to The Well's End (2014) takes the action into a mysterious underground city.Read full book review >